The first official releases of the Wayland display system, now split into two pieces called "Wayland" and "Weston," are now available. What's not immediately available is a lot of information about what capabilities are in this release or how usable it is. "Wayland is the protocol and IPC mechanism while Weston is the reference compositor implementation. The 0.85 branch in both repositories is going to be protocol and interface stable. We have a series of protocol changes on the table before 1.0 but this branch marks a stable point before we jump into that."
February 10, 2012
Wayland and Weston 0.85.0 Released
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